Pre-Departure Orientation

All students studying abroad on Summer 2017, Fall 2017, and AY 2017-2018 programs must attend the Pre-Departure orientation on Monday, April 3, 2017 at the Reitz Union.

Please plan to attend one of the select times for General Pre-departure orientation AND either a Regional Pre-departure session OR a Program Specific Pre-departure session.

General Session (REQUIRED)

Date: Monday, April 3, 2017.
Location: Reitz Union, Auditorium

Select one:

  • 9:35 am to 10:25 am
  • 11:45 am to 12:45 pm
  • 3:00 pm to   3:45 pm

Exchange Programs & Third-Party Provider Programs (REQUIRED)

If you are studying abroad on an Exchange or Third-Party Provider program during Summer 2017, Fall 2017 or AY 2017-2018, please attend one General session and one Regional session. See schedule below:

Date: Monday, April 3, 2017

  • 10:40 am-11:30 am    
    Study Abroad Programs in Italy, Asia (except China), France, UK, & Spain
    Location: Reitz Union, Italy (2320), Asia (except China-2325), France (2330), UK (2355), Spain (2365)
  • 12:50 pm – 1:40 pm   
    Study Abroad Programs in China
    Location: Reitz Union, Room 2325
  • 1:55 pm-2:45 pm
    Study Abroad Programs in Italy, Japan, Germany, UF in Fez, Spain
    Location: Reitz Union,  Italy (2320), Japan (2325), Germany (2330), UF in Fez (2355), Spain (2365)
  • 4:05 pm – 4:55 pm
    Study Abroad Programs in Austria & Switzerland
    Location: Reitz Union,  Room 2330
  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    Semester at Sea (Worldwide)
    Location: Reitz Union, Semester at Sea (2340)
  • 5:10 pm - 6:00 pm
    Study Abroad Programs in Australia & New Zealand
    Location: Reitz Union, Room 2355

UF Sponsored Study Abroad Programs

If you are studying abroad on a UF Sponsored program during the summer, please attend one General session and one session for your program. Program Specific Info Sessions not listed below will be announced by your Study Abroad Advisor or Program Faculty leader to your UF email.

Date: Monday, April 3rd

  • 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
    UF in Europe-Environmental Ethics & Sustainability Politics (2325)
    Location: Reitz Union, Room 2325
  • 5:30 pm -7:30 pm
    UF in Florence
    Location: Reitz Union,  Room 2365

*Please Note

Students participating in a program offered by Heavener International Business Programs must attend the International Business Pre-departure Orientation. You will be notified by your International Business program Advisor.

If you are unable to attend either the General session or the Program/Regional session, due to class, you must email a copy of your class or work schedule to your Study Abroad Advisor to be excused. 

We look forward to seeing you at the Pre-departure Orientation! If you have any questions, please contact your Study Abroad Advisor.